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Spain

FCJE condemns the fivefold increase in antisemitic incidents in Spain over the past six months

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain and the Movement against Intolerance jointly declared this concern, committing to coordinated action before the Spanish Prosecutor's Office.

The Madrid City Council will award its Medal of Honour to the local Jewish community

The award is bestowed in recognition of its dynamic nature, inclusive spirit, social initiatives, substantial presence within the city, and its pivotal role in enhancing its warmth and inclusivity.

Man who incited people to take up arms against the Jewish community was arrested in Melilla

The Spanish police have indicated that he is accused of glorifying terrorism, inciting terrorist actions, and self-indoctrinating for terrorist purposes.

FCJE initiates campaign against antisemitism and misogyny ahead of International Women’s Day

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain denounced the lack of solidarity from feminist organisations towards women who suffered sexual violence on October 7th.

FCJE awards the Spanish Senate for its commitment to Holocaust remembrance

The Senator Ángel Pulido Award is the highest honor bestowed by Spanish Jews upon an individual or institution in recognition of their contribution to the development of Jewish communities and the fight against antisemitism.

Isaac Benzaquén: “Antisemitism is a virus that will not disappear”

FCJE President said that while the most optimistic believed that antisemitism would vanish with the end of the Holocaust, the reality is quite different: not only has it not disappeared, but its prevalence is actually on the rise.

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